33432-013: Vientiane Urban Infrastructure and Services

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project aims to improve the quality of life of the urban residents, especially the poor, and enhance urban productivity and economic growth in Vientiane urban area. To this end, the Project's specific objectives are to (i) support decentralization and urban governance reforms and the process toward an autonomous, well functioning, and self-sufficient urban local government; and (ii) target investments in infrastructure and services to maximize the utility of existing infrastructure by ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 33432-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1834
Approval Date 23 Aug 2001
Closing Date 02 Apr 2008
Geographical Location Vientiane, Lao PDR
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Water and Other Municipal Infrastructure and Services
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 83
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 376,258
Land improved through irrigation services, drainage, and flood management (hectares) 1,050

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Januar Hakim
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Human and Social Development Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Vientiane Prefecture
Mr. Ketkeo Sihalath

PDS Creation Date
29 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
11 Jul 2008